Civil War" The Growth of the United States



How did the United States expand physically in its first decades? The goal of the lesson is to provide students with a basic understanding of the physical expansion of the United States during its first decades. Specifically, which states entered the country at what point and which had slaves and which did not? It is also important that students be able to identify those states that seceded from the Union at the start of the Civil War. This is 1 of 27 lessons in the unit.

Material Type:
Curriculum Unit
Grade Level:
3, 4, 5
Revolution and the New Nation (1754-1820s), Expansion, Industrialization & Reform (1801-1861)
United States, North America
Time Period:
1754-1820, 1801-1861